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GO&FUN Honda Gresini Introduces 2014 Team and Bikes

Fausto Gresini introduced his 2014 GO&FUN Honda team at the Teatro Titano of San Marino yesterday, and also revealed the bikes for the new season.
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After finishing 2013 in the 6th position, Alvaro Bautista remains the star of the team, and he will continue riding the factory-supported RC213V Honda.

Alvaro's new team mate is non other than the Moto2 runner-up, Scott Redding. With massive support from HRC, Redding will make his MotoGP debut aboard a Honda RCV1000R production racer.

In Moto3, Enea Bastianini is the new tem mate of Niccolo Antonelli, and both Italians will be using KTM machines.

Bautista is looking forward for a podium in his third MotoGP year:

"I am happy to continue my adventure in MotoGPwith Gresini for the third consecutive year and there is a great family atmosphere. We unfortunately missed out on the podium last year, even though we close on more than one occasion. In general, I consider my second half of 2013 to have been very good and found myself battling with Valentino Rossi (Yamaha Factory Racing) in almost every race.

We have done a great job developing the Showa suspension and this puts us in a good position and starting with a good base for 2014. My goal is to do well from the first race; the official bike are always difficult to beat, but I am convinced that, working well, we can be on the podium several times," he added.

Winning the 125 class at 15 made Scott Redding the youngest ever winner of a World Championship race is also highly optimistic:

"My wrist (broken at Phillip Island last year) is now better and I have been training hard because I want to be able to test in the best possible conditions. I have not set specific targets for the first tests, but of course I will try to reduce the gap to the leading Open bikes.

During the season, my intention is to be the best amongst those riders. I loved the RCV1000R when I tried it in Valencia (in November) and now we wait to see what happens at Sepang."

Source motogp.com

 
 
 
 
 

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